Church Events
Thursday, September 19, 2002
 
Yoga classes at church
Yoga classes have started at Christ Untied Methodist Church at 510 South Central Ave., Laurel, conducted by Amy Ash. Pre-registration is not required. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday from 7 till 8 p.m.

Course teaches about violence
“Let Me Grow Up In Peace,” a course put together by the Erikson Institute of Chicago, Ill., so elementary and middle school students can talk about living in a world with violence, will be taught at Christ Lutheran Church, Shipley and Spruce streets, Seaford, on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. The class will be held on Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2. The material, published by Aid Association for Lutherans, explores what violence is, how violence feels, where it can happen, how to deal with it and keeping safe. The classes are free of charge. Contact Amy Brown at 629-9755 for more information.

Church selling candles
Christ the Cornerstone Community Church is selling Yankee candles through Sept. 29, to benefit its building projects. Candles can be purchased from any church member or at the church office. Office hours are noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The church is located at 28714 Seaford Road (the corner of 13A and Bethel roads), Laurel. For details, call 875-8150. Rock Church holds fund-raiser The Rock Church Fellowship is selling the 2003 Entertainment Book, with discount coupons for dining, movies, sports activities, attractions, travel and hotels. The book costs $25. Proceeds will help support the Rock Church building fund. For details, contact the Rev. Leslie Clark at 337-0282 or 875-7275.

Park to host gospel sing
The 13th annual Old-Fashioned Gospel Sing will be held at the Delmar Park Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Performers will include Jim and Patty Jeannette, the Smith Family Singers and the Brewer and Sherrill Families. This year there will be children’s activities including Tim and Connies’ Wagon Train and Sister Jennette’s Puppet Show. Refreshments will include Mrs. Eleanor’s Famous Oyster Sandwiches. For information, call 302-846-3011.

Hymn sing planned at Bethel
Bethel Methodist Church, Bethel, will hold a hymn sing Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. The trio Sounds of Joy trio and 10-year-old Daisey Wharton will perform.

St. Stephens plans festival
St. Stephens United Methodist Church, East State Street, Delmar, will hold a fall festival Saturday, Sept. 28, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camelot Hall, East State Street, two blocks west of the Bi-State Boulevard stop light. The event will feature a yard sale, bake sale, country store and oyster fritters crab cakes and homemade ice cream for sale.

Gospel group to perform
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold an evening of gospel music with special guest, “Cokesbury Lighthouse,” Sunday, Sept. 29. The program begins at 7 p.m. and refreshments will be served. St. Paul’s is near Hearns Crossroads in Laurel. For more information see the web page www.stpaulsumclaurelde.org.
Mt. Calvary homecoming set
Homecoming will be held at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, Sunday, Sept. 22, at 3 p.m. The Singing Disciples of Richmond County, Va., will perform. Dinner will be served after the service.

Dinner planned at Union UMC
Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will hold its monthly Wednesday night dinner Sept. 25, 5 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The menu this month will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, pickled beets, rolls and dessert. Cost for adults is $6 and for children 10 and under, $3. Proceeds will benefit the church.

King’s to hold fall festival
King’s United Methodist Church, Gordy Road, Laurel, is having its annual fall festival Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food will include soups, hot dogs, baked goods and oyster sandwiches. There will be games, crafts and a petting zoo for the kids, as well as craft vendors. For more information call 846-2292.

St. Stephens to welcome fall
St. Stephens United Methodist Church, Delmar, will hold a fall festival Saturday, Sept. 28, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camelot Hall, East State Street, two blocks west of Bi-State Boulevard stop light. The event will feature a yard sale, bake sale, country store and oyster fritters, crab cakes and homemade ice cream for sale.

Gospel concert planned
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Laurel will present the gospel group Cokesbury Lighthouse Sunday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the performance. St. Paul’s is near Hearns Crossroads in Laurel. For more information visit the web page www.stpaulsumclaurelde.org.

St. John’s house tour set
The women of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Seaford, will hold their 29th annual house tour Thursday, Oct. 3. In conjunction with the tour, a chicken salad luncheon will be served in St. John’s fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission to the luncheon is $6. A boutique featuring crafts and homemade goodies will be set up in the fellowship hall, beginning at 9 a.m.

Parenting classes ongoing
Parenting classes, “1-2-3 Training your Preschoolers and Preteens To Do What You Want,” are being held at Gethsemane United Methodist Church. The five-week series of one-hour classes started Sept. 12 and is continuing on Thursdays, Sept. 19, 26 and Oct. 3, 10 starting at 7 p.m. Constance Hastings, counseling and support group facilitator at St. John’s U.M.C. and counselor for Daybreak Counseling, is leading the classes. Child care will be available. To register, contact the church office at 629-2862. Cost is $5 per family.

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